Park goers visiting Kennesaw (northwest of Atlanta) city parks are no longer allowed to use tobacco in the parks. The city just banned all tobacco products.
The city has included e-cigarettes as part of the ban.
WAGA-TV reports the law is making tobacco use illegal in all parts of the park. Previously the parks had designated smoking sections. The marked-off sections have been used for the past decade.
Authorities say offenders will get a warning the first time. Repeat offenders could face a large fine and up to a year in jail.
Other cities which have a no smoking ban in parks are Marietta and Sandy Springs.